Driving innovation in higher education has long been the mission of Todd Zipper, president and CEO of The Learning House, Inc., parent company of The Software Guild. He lives that commitment through investment in new forms of education, such as The Software Guild’s skills-based approach to training workers for the 21st-century workforce. As the leader of the entire Software Guild team, Todd oversees the strategic vision and implementation of efforts to train workers in the skills they need for the jobs of the future, as well as help companies fulfill their training needs. He is focused on offering relevant programs in modalities that work, with an emphasis on upskilling existing workers and delivering high-quality education. Todd has been a part of Learning House since 2011. Before then, he served as managing director of marketing & media services at Weld North, cofounded and served as chief operating officer of Education Connection and worked in various roles at Kaplan. He has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania, a Master of Business Administration from Columbia University and a Chartered Financial Analyst designation.